Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.
Philadelphia police may have captured the gunman who murdered three other men execution-style inside a house on the 4600 block of Vista St. on Jan. 10, although the department’s information office has not officially confirmed an arrest.
Holmesburg Civic Association president Rich Frizell last week paid tribute to Jim Ryan, a neighborhood activist who died late last month.
State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
The Holmesburg Civic Association is inviting the community to attend an upcoming court hearing related to a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.
Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, plans to focus on public schools, municipal pensions, economic growth and government accountability if he is elected on Nov. 5.
Dan Savage believes he’ll have the support of many elected officials, ward leaders and unions in his expected Democratic primary challenge next year to state Sen. Tina Tartaglione.
Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.
A number of local community groups are setting agendas for meetings this month.